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Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu Trek - 6 Days

  • Everest Region , Nepal
  • 6 Days
  • Trekking in Nepal
  • 4660m
Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu Trek

Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu Trek

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Trip At Glance



Max Altitude


Best Season

Autumn & Spring

Trip Type



private Jeep /Public Route jeep


Hotel Lodge

Overview And Highlights

Panch Pokhari of Solukhumbu Treks is located at Mahakulung Rural Municipality, Solukhumbu district in Makalu Barun National Park area. Solukhumbu Panch Pokhari Trek is a newly opened trekking destination. Solukhumbu Panch Pokhari is the biggest Panchpokhari of Nepal and located in the highest altitude elevation.  This Panch Pokhari is listed as top 9 out of 100 new tourism destinations in Nepal by Nepal Tourism Board.

Panch Pokahri of Solukhumbu Trek is the combination of five holy lakes. There are  beautiful five lakes with different family names such as 1) Buwa Pokhari, 2) Aama Pokhari, 3) Chhora Pokhari, 4) Buhari Pokhari and 5) Ghothalo / Kamara Pokhari, so it is known as Panch Pokhari in Solukhumbu. Panch Pokhari, meaning "Five Lakes," is a pristine pilgrimage site that holds great religious significance for both Hindus and Buddhists. 

Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu trekking is surrounded by majestic Himalayan peaks, lush green valleys, and serene alpine meadows, with crystal-clear lakes reflecting the blue skies above. Nestled in the breathtaking beauty of the Solukhumbu district, Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu offers a unique blend of natural wonders, cultural richness, and adventurous experiences. 

The route will take the visitors through lush forests, picturesque villages, terraced fields, ancient monasteries, and provide a glimpse into the authentic rural life of the region. Tourists get to see the valley of east Lower Solukhumbu, some mountains like Numbur, Kusum Kangguru, Kangtega, Kyashar, and Kanchenjunga range during Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu trek.

Here, you can see diverse flora and fauna such as Rhododendron Forest, Bambo Forest, Alpine Forest, Red Panda, National Bird Dhafe Monal, and many other birds during Panch Pokhari Trek in Solukhumbu.

It has great natural diversity of geography, cultural heritage and experience the tranquility of the Himalayan ecosystem. Most of the time, Panch Pokhari is completely covered with snow. 

To ensure that you have a comfortable and memorable experience, a range of accommodation options, from cozy guesthouses to tented camps, are available along the trekking route.

So, why not pack your bags, lace up your boots, and embark on a journey that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime? Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu eagerly awaits your arrival, ready to reveal its secrets and unveil its splendor. Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to discover a hidden treasure. Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu beckons you!.

Highlights of Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu Trek"


  •   Trekking Route & Destination Name: Panch Pokhari (4460m) Solukhumbu, Nepal
  • Municipality: Mahakulung Rural Municipality-1
  •  National Park: Makalu Barun National Park of Solukhumbu Part
  • Region: Lower Everest Region / Lower Solukhumbu Region
  • Trek Area: Mahakulung, Khiraule Gumba, Hurhure Pass, Panch Pokhari
  •   Altitude Height: 1700 meter to 4500 meter
  •  Duration of Solukhumbu trekking Nepal: 6 Days
  • Geography Slope: Approximately 40 Degree
  • Trek Level: Average Level Trek (Not Easy Not Hard)
  • Best Time to Travel: Autumn & spring Seasons 
  • Required Fitness: Normal Physical Fitness
  •  Budget :USD 30 Per Person per day for 3 Meals (BLD)
  • Biggest & Main Panch Pokhari of Nepal
  • Located in Highest Altitude Elevation
  • New Trekking Trails in Solukhumbu

The Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu Trek offers a myriad of highlights that make it a captivating adventure for trekkers:

Scenic Beauty: The trek showcases stunning landscapes, including lush alpine forests, picturesque valleys, and pristine glacial lakes. The panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks, including Mt. Everest, are breathtaking and provide an unparalleled visual feast.

Cultural Immersion: Trekking through traditional Sherpa villages allows trekkers to immerse themselves in the rich Sherpa culture. Visitors can interact with locals, experience their hospitality, and learn about their unique way of life, including traditional customs, cuisine, and architecture.

Sacred Lakes: The trek takes you to the "Panch Pokhari," which translates to "five lakes" in Nepali. These sacred lakes hold significant religious importance for both Hindus and Buddhists. They are surrounded by serene landscapes and offer a tranquil setting for reflection and relaxation.

Challenging Terrain: The trek presents varying terrain, from gentle slopes to steep ascents, providing an exciting challenge for adventure enthusiasts. It offers opportunities for trekking at high altitudes, allowing trekkers to test their endurance and fitness while enjoying unparalleled views.

Wildlife Encounters: The region is home to diverse flora and fauna, including rare Himalayan wildlife such as the snow leopard, Himalayan thar, and various bird species. Trekkers may have the chance to spot these elusive creatures amidst the natural surroundings.

Off-the-Beaten-Path Experience: Compared to more popular trekking routes in the Everest region, the Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu Trek offers a quieter and less crowded experience. Trekkers can enjoy the serenity of the wilderness and connect with nature on a deeper level.

Overall, the Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu Trek promises an unforgettable journey filled with natural beauty, cultural immersion, and exhilarating adventures, making it a must-do for trekking enthusiasts seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience in the Himalayas.

Day to Day Itinerary

Drive from Kathmandu to Patale Dhaap to Salleri to Bung Mahakulung (1700m)

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive from Kathmandu to Patale Dhaap to Bung Mahakulung by Jeep

Road Way : Dhulikhel - Sinduli BP Highway - Okhaldhunga - Solukhumbu

Altitude Elevation Height : 1300m - 1700m

Drive Duration : 1 Day Full Drive

Accommodation : Tea House Lodge Trek

Trek to Khiraule Gumba (2600m), Explore Local Market with Kirat Rai and Sherpa Culture

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Trek start from Bung Mahakulung to Khiraule Gumba

Altitude Elevation Height : 1700m - 2600m

Walking Hour : 3 to 4 Hour

Day Activity : Explore Local Market with Kirat Rai and Sherpa Culture

Accommodation : Himalayan Lodge at Khiraule

Trek to Jungle Camp / Cholem (3,560m), Rhododendron Jungle Trail & Phokte Pokhari (Nepal Map Shaped Lake)

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Trek from Khiraule Gumba to Jungle Camp (Cholem)

Altitude Elevation Height : 2600m - 3560m

Walking Hour : 6 Hour

Day Activity : Rhododendron Jungle Trail & Phokte Pokhari (Nepal Map Shaped Lake)

Accommodation : Both Tea House Lodge and Tented Camp

Trek to Panch Pokhari (4,460m), Rocky Step Trail of Stone Road & Hurhure Pass

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Trek from Jungle Camp (Cholem) to Panch Pokhari

Altitude Elevation Height : 3560m - 4460m

Walking Hour : 6 hour

Day Activity : Rocky Step Trek of Stone Road and Hurhure Pass

Accommodation : Panch Pokhari Hotel & Lodge

Explore Panch Pokhari (4460m) and trek down to Khiraule Gumba or Bung Mahakulung

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Trek down from Panch Pokhari to Khiraule Gumba or Bung Mahakulung

Altitude Elevation Height : 4460m - 2600m

Walking Hour : 7 Hour

Day Activity : Explore Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu

Accommodation : Himalayan Lodge / Mahakulung Hotel

Drive back from Khiraule Gumba or Bung Mahakulung to Kathmandu.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive from Khiraule Gumba or Bung Mahakulung to Kathmandu by Jeep

Drive Duration : 1 Day Full Drive

Final Day to go Home and Rest

Thank you so much for visiting Panch Pokhari Solukhumbu Trek.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pickup and drop by private car
  • Two night 3* category Hotel in Kathmandu bed n breakfast
  • Three  meals a (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • All accommodations during the trek.(Toilet will be outside from your room)
  • Office paper works Gaurishankar Conservation park entry permit
  • Trekking information management system (Tims) permit.
  • Local route Scorpio Kathmandu/Phaplu/ Kathmandu round trip(sheering)
  • A helpful, knowledgeable, friendly,well English speaking  trained, government license holder guide With all his salary, food, drinks and insurance
  • A Strong, helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people)
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes and office expenses.
  • Gift Nepali cooking Guide book
  • Trekking route map.

What Is Excluded?


  • International airfare/Your Travel insurance
  • Lunch/ Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Tea/ coffee/bottles drinks/ Sweet things
  • Hot shower/Camera’s battery charge during the trek

Altitude Graph

Route Map

Route Map

Additional Information

The region is home to several ancient monasteries and sacred lakes, which offer a profound insight into the spiritual beliefs and practices of the local communities. Engaging in meditation and witnessing religious rituals performed by the devout locals will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on your soul. Therefore thousands of people visit on the day of Janai Purnima and Nag Panchami in August month who seek blessings from the holy lakes and surrounding temples to fulfill their own wishes.


Phokte Pokhari is located on the way to Jungle Camp (Cholem) which is also known as the part of Panch Pokhari. Phokte Pokhari has shaped like a Nepal Map. We have to cross the Hurhure Pass (4286m) to reach the Panch Pokhari. Altitude elevation of Hurhure pass is 4286 meter. 


Khiraule Gumba / Monastery is the local tourist destination in Mahakulung Solukhumbu. Name of the monastery is Ngonga Thyakchhok Chholing Monastery which was Estd in 1738. It is one of the oldest monasteries in Nepal and highly appreciated by visitors because of its mesmerizing and unique external design. The monastery, surrounded by the tall pine trees which is rarely found in Nepal, is believed to have been brought from Darjeeling more than 200 years ago by its patrons. Cultural significance of this monastery is equally valued because it is said that “Silent Meditation” (ङ्युङने Nyungne in Sherpa and मौन ब्रत Moun Brat in Nepali) actually started from this Monastery in eastern Nepal.


Every month of “Dasami” (Tenth Day of the full moon day) is a special day for villagers to worship the Buddha by lighting a number of butter lamps. So “Dasami” (tenth moon day) is an important tradition of the villagers to pray and puja at the monastery. 1934 and 1989 and 25 April 2015 earthquakes affected certain parts of the Monastery. So, Now a days the local people started to reconstruct the monastery again.

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